iPhones may not be as ‘private’ as you are made to believe, warn researchers

  Privacy concerns regarding Apple’s iPhone have recently been highlighted by researchers from Finland’s Aalto University. Despite Apple’s reputation for prioritising privacy, the researchers found that keeping personal data hidden from Apple is challenging. The study focused on eight preloaded Apple apps, including Safari, Siri, and iMessage, which are integral to the Apple ecosystem and…

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Eric Schmidt Warned Against China’s AI Industry. Emails Show He Also Sought Connections to It

  In November 2019, the US government’s National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI), an influential body chaired by former Google CEO and executive chairman Eric Schmidt, warned that China was using artificial intelligence to “advance an autocratic agenda.” Just two months earlier, Schmidt was also seeking potential personal connections to China’s AI industry on…

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iPhone production in India hits $14 billion- Apple’s Make-in-India plan a huge success?

  In a notable development for global manufacturing, reports indicate that Apple has substantially increased its iPhone production in India, reaching an impressive $14 billion worth during the last fiscal year. This surge represents a doubling of production capacity and accounts for approximately 14% of Apple’s total iPhone output. The move underscores Apple’s strategic efforts…

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Extracting hydrogen from rocks | MIT News

  It’s commonly thought that the most abundant element in the universe, hydrogen, exists mainly alongside other elements — with oxygen in water, for example, and with carbon in methane. But naturally occurring underground pockets of pure hydrogen are punching holes in that notion — and generating attention as a potentially unlimited source of carbon-free…

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Students Are Likely Writing Millions of Papers With AI

  Students have submitted more than 22 million papers that may have used generative AI in the past year, new data released by plagiarism detection company Turnitin shows. A year ago, Turnitin rolled out an AI writing detection tool that was trained on its trove of papers written by students as well as other AI-generated…

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